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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Death in Veteran’s Park appears accidental


Brighton police are wrapping-up their investigation into what appears to be the accidental death of a local, homeless man which occurred in Veteran’s Park earlier this week.

A Brighton man called police on Tuesday, January 30, at about 1:20 p.m., to report seeing what he believed was a human body in a pond inside park boundaries. When officers arrived, they discovered the body of a local homeless man, later identified as 58-year-old Joseph Garcia, of Brighton, partially submerged in the McCann ditch. Following a postmortem exam by the Office of the Coroner, Garcia’s death has been determined to be an accidental drowning.

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